Arnold Palmer dead at 87

PITTSBURGH — Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday in Pittsburgh at the age of 87.

Golf Digest reported Palmer’s death shortly before 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday night. The USGA and several other outlets also confirmed the news.

Palmer was an American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as “golf’s greatest ambassador.” He won several events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.

Palmer won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998 and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.